Migraine Guidelines: What Works, What Doesn't

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Migraine Guidelines: What Works, What Doesn't
Tue, 04-24-2012 - 8:22am

Do you have frequent migraines? Are you taking anything to prevent them? According to Health Day News, a new study shows there are plenty of drugs available but few people take advantage of them.

"Dozens of medications are available to prevent debilitating migraine headaches, but most migraine sufferers don't use them, a new study finds.

"Approximately 40 percent of people with migraines need preventive treatment, and only about one-third of them are actually getting it," said Dr. Stephen D. Silberstein, co-author of new guidelines developed by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Headache Society." READ MORE

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